Reflections on the Reformation

Feature 5 February 2024 Introduction While 31 October is often associated with Halloween, for many Christians across the world a much more momentous event is normally observed. I am, of course, referring to Reformation Day. Reformation Day commemorates the event on 31...

Authentic Witness in a Social Media “Avatar” Age

Feature 4 December 2023 The science fiction film series Avatar features a fascinating concept, where people are able to connect through technology to remotely pilot living, breathing alien bodies and interact with others. The second film takes the concept a step...

Whose Meaning? Which Reality?

Feature 6 November 2023 The meaning of words depends on the framework they are embedded in. This framework forms a kind of reality in which these words exist and from which they draw their meaning. Take, for example, the word “ball”. Within the game of golf, it refers...

Natural Law Redux

Feature 4 September 2023 The end of the 19th century saw a resurgence in interest in natural law, not just in the field of Christian theology and ethics, but also in law, social sciences and politics. Several reasons have been offered for this. Some writers have...